Lose of power ( check engine light on)

Asked by May 13, 2016 at 05:47 PM about the 2001 Volkswagen Golf GL 2.0

Question type: General

I lost lots of power. I'll floor it and I just
crawl. Once in awhile the power comes,
then goes away?

2 Answers


Have it read for codes, even if the check engine light is NOT on the computer will have stored information and codes. Discount auto stores will read codes for no fee. write them down.


if u floor it and the rpms rise and all you do is crawl along that is a sign of the transmission is going if you floor it and your rpms don't redline your tps or throttle position sensor probably went out therefore the car isn't regulating your speed like it should.

Your Answer

Volkswagen Golf Experts

  • #1
    Jon Kempson
  • #2
  • #3
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Volkswagen GTI
76 Great Deals out of 6,738 listings starting at $1,100
Used Volkswagen Jetta
397 Great Deals out of 27,925 listings starting at $1,650
Used Volkswagen Passat
288 Great Deals out of 26,067 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Civic
362 Great Deals out of 50,915 listings starting at $1,200
Used BMW 3 Series
898 Great Deals out of 32,864 listings starting at $1,300
Used Volkswagen Beetle
122 Great Deals out of 9,107 listings starting at $1,750
Used Ford Focus
363 Great Deals out of 69,633 listings starting at $999
Used Honda Accord
539 Great Deals out of 91,749 listings starting at $1,495
Used Subaru Impreza
161 Great Deals out of 20,737 listings starting at $1,333

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Volkswagen Golf For Sale
7 Great Deals out of 670 listings starting at $13,995
2016 Volkswagen Golf For Sale
168 listings starting at $10,990
2015 Volkswagen Golf For Sale
39 Great Deals out of 1,064 listings starting at $8,900
2014 Volkswagen Golf For Sale
102 listings starting at $8,900
2013 Volkswagen Golf For Sale
12 Great Deals out of 189 listings starting at $3,998

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.